Architecture, Design, and Culture using of mud, clay, soil, dirt & dust.
The pattern is used as scaffolding to be able to climb without additional elements - El patron no es solo decorativo, sino que sirve como escalones o apoyo para evitar tener que instalar andamios // Musgum Architecture - Earth Architecture
Mosque in Ghadames old town, Libya
A mosque in Ghadames old town Libya Ghadames has a harsh climate, but the architecture and settlement pattern of the old city are designed to handle summer's heat and winter's cold. The houses are built of local mud brick, limestone, palm wood and lime, with thick walls, which retain heat in the winter and keep the interiors cool in the summer. The roofs of the houses are interconnected, and many of the streets are covered, allowing for increased shade, privacy, and security. During the day…